Jan 16, 2020 Big Picture: Health Care Experts Say Industry Is Working Hard To Address Social Determinants

Jennifer Velez, Executive Vice President of community and behavioral health at RWJBarnabas Health, quoted Forbes magazine as she moderated a recent panel at Withum’s inaugural Healthcare Symposium at the APA Hotel Woodbridge.

“Forbes published its Top 10 health care industry predictions, and No. 8 reads, ‘When it comes to social determinants of health, expect more talk than action,’” she said. “‘Lots of companies are talking about social determinants or drivers of health, but a close examination reveals that only a few companies are designing substantial interventions and making innovative breakthroughs in the space. Don’t expect that to change in the near future.’” Read more